Right to Housing campaign poster

The Right to Housing

Threshold is calling for the inclusion of the Right to Housing in the Irish constitution. We strongly believe housing is a human right.

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Housing Assitance payment launch by Threshold staff

HAP (Housing Assistance Payment)

Threshold recommends a review of HAP and its interaction with the private rented sector to determine the next steps for HAP, given the changing landscape of housing and renting in Ireland, particularly since HAP was first introduced.

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Energy poverty Threshold campaign

Energy Poverty  

Threshold is calling on the Government to deliver targeted schemes to improve energy efficiency measures for the private rental sector.

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Deposit Protection Scheme campaign

Deposit Protection Scheme 

Threshold is advocating for the introduction of a Deposit Protection Scheme. This would enable tenants to lodge their deposit with an independent third party, such as the RTB, thus ensuring the prompt return of deposit at the end of a tenancy.

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Housing strategy for single people, photo of single woman with house keys

Strategy for Single People

Threshold is calling on Government to develop a Housing Strategy for Single People. Single adults, while the majority of those experiencing homelessness, are forgotten when preventative measures and policies are being discussed by Government.

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Licensees 

Threshold is calling for a review of the category of licensee, with the view to abolishing the category of licenses in domestic and non-domestic contexts.

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